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Dr. Lester R Kurtz

Lester R. Kurtz is Professor of Sociology at George Mason University, South Korea. He is the editor of the Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2nd ed., 2008), co-editor of Women, War, and Violence (2015), The Paradox of Repression and Social Movements (2018), Nonviolent Social Movements (1999), and The Web of Violence (1997), and author of books and articles including Gods in the Global Village (4th ed., 2016), The Politics of Heresy (1988), and The Nuclear Cage (1988).